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Ivanka Trump, daughter of US president  Donald Trump, with South Korean president Moon Jae-in  (back) and first lady Kim Jung-sook (front)  at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Friday. Photograph: EPA/Yonhap

US president Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump hailed the “strong and enduring commitment” between the US and South Korea during a visit to the So(...)

US vice president Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, stand with Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

When the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, decided to send a large delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, the world feared he mi(...)

North Korean cheerleaders arrive to participate in a welcoming ceremony for North Korea’s Olympic team at the Olympic Village in Gangneung, South Korea on Thursday. Photograph:  Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

After months of tension over North Korea’s nuclear programme, athletes and senior leaders have gathered in Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympics, which(...)

Unification flags hang on a military fence near the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea. Photograph:  Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

The last time South Korea hosted an Olympics, in 1988, the North not only refused to take part, it blew up a South Korean aircraft 10 months before th(...)

The Olympic rings at the press centre for the 2018 Pyeongchang winter Olympics in South Korea, which begin on February 9th. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP

North Korea has switched the founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army to February 8th, the eve of the Pyeongchang winter Olympics in South Ko(...)

Korea: A useful first step

The resumption of inter-Korean talks this week is an encouraging sign. After a year of escalating tensions on the peninsula, culminating in Pyongyang’(...)

Cho Myoung-gyon, South Korea’s unification minister (L) and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of North Korea’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands  during a meeting in the DMZ in Paju, South Korea. Photographer: KPPA/Bloomberg

North Korea has offered to send a taekwondo martial arts team, cheerleaders and high-ranking officials to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next mont(...)

People fish for trout on a frozen river during the Ice Festival in Hwacheon, south of the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters People fish for trout on a frozen river during the Ice Festival in Hwacheon, south of the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

South and North Korea will hold talks on Tuesday at the truce village of Panmunjom by the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between the two rivals, as optimism(...)

A man watches a television news broadcast showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s New Year’s speech, at a railway station in Seoul on January 1st, 2018. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea’s surprise call on Monday for direct talks with South Korea could drive a wedge into the decades-old alliance between Seoul and Washington(...)

Participants at a  rally on Wednesday at Gwanghwamun Square in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, calling for  Japan to apologise for sexual enslavement of hundreds of thousands of Korean women during the second World War. Photograph: Kim Hee-chul/EPA

A landmark deal between Seoul and Tokyo to settle a long-simmering dispute over Japan’s wartime use of sex slaves has been thrown into doubt after Sou(...)

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